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Buspirone vs. Xanax for Anxiety

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Buspirone

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/ 7,098 posts
Other Names: Buspar

Xanax

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/ 471,955 posts
Other Names: Alprazolam   Xanax XR   Niravam   Alprozolam   Xanor
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 7,098 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 471,955 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Buspirone (trade name Buspar) is an anxiolytic psychoactive drug of the piperazine and azapirone chemical classes, and is primarily used to treat generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) gained Food and Drug Administration of bu... Read more on Wikipedia
Alprazolam (trade name Xanax, number Availability among other generic) is a short-acting anxiolytic of the benzodiazepine chemical classification of psychoactive drugs. Alprazolam, like other benzodiazepines, binds to specific sites on the GABAA... Read more on Wikipedia
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By adam
March 28, 2014
adam wrote
blabla
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By Porky
November 4, 2013
Porky wrote
Lost Temper on Xanax
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By Xanax
October 20, 2013
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September 24, 2013
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xanax
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By Persistence
August 14, 2013
Persistence wrote
Xanax, Ativan, Valium, Klonopin, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Major Depression
really helps.
mary911  |  March 31, 2014
This is a really encouraging post. Thanks for writing it!
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What patients are saying about Buspirone vs. Xanax

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I have also been taking Xanax for one year. I believe...
...have also been taking Xanax for one year. I ...terrible. I realize that I have to taper off of Xanax, but was wondering if taking a medication like Buspirone while I withdraw from Xanax would be...
a hypochondriac) . I was on xanax for like a week... then...
...i still have fatigue and other symptoms which is why I always think i have a serious illness (I'm a hypochondriac) . I was on xanax for like a week... then they switched me to buspirone...
a hypochondriac) . I was on xanax for like a week... then...
...i still have fatigue and other symptoms which is why I always think i have a serious illness (I'm a hypochondriac) . I was on xanax for like a week... then they switched me to buspirone...
Xanax , but was given Buspirone as well. It does nothing...
...too suffer from Severe anxiety /panic attacks. I am currently taking Xanax , but was given Buspirone as well. It does ...would stick with Buspirone before trying any benzos (Xanax , Valium, Klon...
days now, Changed from Buspirone to prozac. Did 1 week of...
...for 10 days now, Changed from Buspirone to prozac. Did 1 week of ...morning and then 10mg of buspirone during lunch and dinner. On ...panic attacks. I finally took a Xanax and about 45 minute...
and I'm feeling much better. Xanax and Ativan actually...
...had terrible anxiety for the last month. My doctor prescribed BuSpar (buspirone) on Monday and I'm feeling much better. Xanax and Ativan actually cause...
effects. by the way what is GAD? I don't think that Xanax...
...that doesn't cause Sexual side effects, I just read about Buspirone today and so far I see that it doesn't have Sexual side effects. by the way what is GAD? I don't think that Xanax has...
on Buspirone and Xanax.. both worked great for drugging me...
I have been on Buspirone and Xanax.. both worked great for drugging me up enough to help but did not cure the problem..meaning without the drugs, i was back...
xanax.\" Buspirone works differently than Xanax and is...
...it's 15 mg buspirone (generic Buspar). It's ...not a \"really strong xanax.\" Buspirone works differently than Xanax and is not addictive. And it doesn't cause physical dependence like a...
and 10mg Buspirone for everyday anxiety. The Xanax works...
...was prescribed 15 .25mg Xanax for breakthrough panic attacks and 10mg Buspirone for everyday anxiety. The Xanax works wonders for breakthrough episodes ...last long. The Buspirone gives me such ...
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